Research

Publications

“How to Get Better Survey Data More Efficiently” (with Mollie J. Cohen). Forthcoming. Political Analysis.
[current draft] [appendix]

“A New Measure of Congruence: The Earth Mover’s Distance” (with Noam Lupu and Lucía Selios). 2017. Political Analysis 25 (1): 95-113.
[paper] [replication archive]

“Mass-Elite Congruence and Representation in Argentina” (with Noam Lupu), in Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, eds. Alfredo Joignant, Mauricio Morales, and Claudio Fuentes. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 281-302 (2017).
[paper] [appendix] [replication archive]

Research in progress

Divide to Rule: Coalition Bargaining and the Architecture of Government (book manuscript).

“Affluence and Congruence: Unequal Representation Around the World” (with Noam Lupu). Revise and resubmit at the Journal of Politics.
[current draft] [appendix]

“Conditional Relationships in Dynamic Models.” Under review.
[current draft] [appendix]

“Divide to Rule: Deconcentration and Coalition Bargaining.” Under review.
[current draft] [appendix]

“Presidents Reward Swing Counties by Protecting their Soldiers during War” (with Douglas B. Atkinson, Kevin Fahey, and René Lindstädt). Under review.

“Perceptions of Uncertainty” (with Michael DeCrescenzo and Benjamin Toff). Two experiments fielded, and another experiment in nationally-representative survey to be fielded in late 2019.

“simic: Simulating and Measuring Ideological Congruence” (with Kevin Fahey and René Lindstädt). R package in beta testing.

“Measuring Ideological Congruence” (with Kevin Fahey and René Lindstädt). In preparation.

“Detecting Election Irregularities with Machine Learning for Visual Data” (with Christian Arnold, J. Andrew Harris, and Michelle Brown of the National Democratic Institute). ESRC grant awarded (£17,400).

“fastEMD: A fast computation of the Earth Mover’s Distance” (with Andy Eggers). R package under development.

“Measuring Distributional Distance” (with Andy Eggers). In preparation.